Sequence

Sequence of School Psychology and Other Required Coursework  

 

FIRST YEAR

Fall 

Spring  

EDUC 213A - Theoretical and Empirical Bases for School Psychology:  Part 1

EDUC 213B - Theoretical and Empirical Bases for School Psychology:  Part 2

EDUC 213L - Pre-Practicum Supervision 

EDUC 213L – Pre-Practicum Supervision 

EDUC 293A/L - Statistics

EDUC 275B/L - Statistics

EDUC 290A – Introduction to the GSE

EDUC 290A – Introduction to the GSE

EDUC 298C – History/Systems/Ethics

EDUC 208 – Social Bases of Behavior

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

1 additional course - Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course 

1 additional course -Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course 

 

By the end of the first year it is expected that students will have completed one prequalifying (PQ) paper

 

SECOND YEAR

Fall 

Spring  

EDUC 207B/207L – Cognitive Assessment & Supervision 

EDUC 207C/207L – Assessment & Supervision 

EDUC 213C – School Based Consultation

EDUC 213D - Educational Interventions 

EDUC 213L - EDUC 213L – Practicum Supervision

EDUC 213L – Practicum Supervision

EDUC 413L - Consultation Lab

EDUC 413L - Consultation Lab

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

1 additional course -Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course

1 additional course -Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course 

 

By the end of the second year it is expected that students will have completed the first prequalifying (PQ) paper, filled the Outline of Program form, advanced to candidacy for the MA degree, and be ready to make a preliminary declaration of three areas of academic specialization 

 

THIRD YEAR

Fall 

Spring 

EDUC 274A – Measurement

EDUC 263 – Education Law  

EDUC 210 -Developmental Psychopathology

EDUC 217 Research Methods 

EDUC 213L – Advanced Practicum Supervision

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member 

1 additional course -Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course

1 additional course -Academic Preparation, GSE or Program Required Course 

Finish any uncompleted PQ papers

Finish any uncompleted PQ papers

Read/prep for Oral Examination

Read/prep for and take Oral examination

 

By the end of the third year, it is expected that students have completed the 2nd PQ paper and completed all requirements to pass the prequalifying review.  They should also have begun preparing for the oral exam (if not taken the exam). 

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

Fall  

Spring   

EDUC 413A – Mental Health Treatment I

EDUC 413B - Mental Health Treatment II

EDUC 213L - Advanced Practicum Supervision

EDUC 213L - Advanced Practicum Supervision

EDUC 413L – Consultation Lab

EDUC 413L – Consultation Lab

1 additional course, if needed

1 additional course, if needed

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member

 

By the end of the fourth year, all required courses (with the exception of the School Psychology Internship Seminar) must have been taken.  Students should also have taken their oral examination and defended their dissertation proposal.  Students who have not completed both prequalifying papers by the end of the seventh semester, and who do not have a date set for their Oral Qualifying Exam will not be allowed to apply for the Internship.  

 

Students should be actively working on their dissertation. In order to apply for the Doctoral Completion Fellowship students MUST have completed both prequalifying papers, passed Prequalifying Review, taken the oral examination, and be advanced to doctoral candidacy. 

 

FIFTH YEAR

Fall  

Spring  

EDUC 413C –School Psychology Internship

EDUC 413D –School Psychology Internship

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member1 additional course, if needed

Research seminar – Dr. Worrell, Dr. Yang, or other faculty member1 additional course, if needed

 

During the fifth year, it is expected that students will be in a full-time Internship.  They will also be working on their dissertation and very near completion. At the end of this year, students will have completed the professional sequence and as long as their performance in the internship provides evidence of their competency and readiness for entry level practice, they will receive the School Psychologist credential.

 

SIXTH YEAR

 

At this point students should be actively working on finishing their dissertation.  Hopefully this happens no later than the end of the 6th year, at which point the Ph.D. will be awarded.